Analysis Of 'What Of This Goldfish Would You Wish?'

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Over time, tradition gets old and it tends to change for society but in reality, even after, those people forget those traditions. I read three short texts called “The Lottery,” “What of This Goldfish Would You Wish?” and “Without Title” that have been involved in tradition. They all have to do with tradition because as something goes on in each individual story being told, there is a pattern. There is a pattern of tradition when someone gets used to doing something their way and something gets changed unexpectedly. In the story “The Lottery” the whole village had a connection of tradition in which I decided to bring up. The whole village has a tradition with a lottery box that gets to go around constantly. The wooden box is traditional because as it is getting passed around, people usually trade it with slips of paper. “The black box grew shabbier each year; by now it was no longer completely black but splintered badly along one side to show the original wood color, and in some places faded or stained” (27). In addition, the traditional box has been passed around so many times to the point where its color started to fade. When the whole village heard about Mr.Summers (who runs the lottery business) wanting a new box, the village was affected by it because it meant a new box and tradition way.…show more content…
“If you found a talking goldfish that granted you three wishes, what would you wish for?” (3). This means that whoever finds a fish, he or she gets granted 3 wishes the person wanted then the fish leaves. In the story Sergei is the one who finds the goldfish. Once Sergei had finished his 3 wishes, he wanted at least one more wish that he thought was very important to him. Sergei’s last wish was that he wanted someone to talk to and he also wished to not be

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